Rural Homeless Enumeration 2018

Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com In April of 2018, Bruce County and Grey County each conducted a homelessness enumeration using a Period Prevalence Count (PPC) methodology in their respective counties. The problem of homelessness is most often associated with urban communities, however, a growing body of research over the past 15 years has shown that … Continue reading Rural Homeless Enumeration 2018

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Putting a spotlight on poverty

United Way of Bruce Grey and the Bruce Grey Poverty Task Force wants to put a spotlight on poverty in our community. Basic needs are increasingly out of reach for people living on low-income, and people with insufficient income face impossible choices every single day. For people living with disabilities, further barriers related to employment, … Continue reading Putting a spotlight on poverty

Grey Bruce Online Food Map is Launched; Targets Hunger and Waste Reduction

The Food Security Action Group (FSAG) has launched a Bruce Grey Food Assets Map. The map will help to connect organizations and businesses looking to build better food security throughout the region. Currently, the Food Assets Map includes programs and initiatives like community gardens, community meals, food banks, food education, good food boxes, meal delivery … Continue reading Grey Bruce Online Food Map is Launched; Targets Hunger and Waste Reduction

Grey looking for ways to improve rural transit

By Denis Langlois, Sun Times, Owen Sound Sunday, June 15, 2014 3:27:23 EDT PM Grey County has set the wheels in motion for a study it hopes will lead to an improved rural public transit system in the area. A steering committee of senior Grey County staff, along with Toronto-based Lough Barnes Consulting Group, will spend … Continue reading Grey looking for ways to improve rural transit

Grey County Master Transportation Plan_Draft Transit Strategy

Grey County Transportation Master Plan    The County of Grey is undertaking a Transportation Master Plan (TMP). The TMP is a strategic plan that will direct policies and infrastructure initiatives for the County’s transportation system over the next 25 years. The objectives of the study are to address short, medium and long-term transportation needs of … Continue reading Grey County Master Transportation Plan_Draft Transit Strategy

Wait time is three years minimum in Grey County

By Denis Langlois, Sun Times, Owen Sound Monday, November 18, 2013 6:44:12 EST PM The hundreds of people who are on waiting lists for an affordable housing unit in Grey-Bruce are, in most cases, living in crisis mode, say local advocates for low-income residents. Unaffordable rent costs force people to take drastic measures to scrape by, … Continue reading Wait time is three years minimum in Grey County

That first meeting

Poverty Stakeholders Meeting July 31, 2012  3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Lee Manor Auditorium Session Guidelines R.E.S.P.E.C.T. Honesty Listen for the nugget of truth Look for possibility It’s okay to disagree One person at a time Speak from an authentic place “What would it take for us to create a sustainable network of supports within … Continue reading That first meeting